I love road running. Another 15 km yesterday. Very very very hot outside. I am fascinated by road running. Give me a road and a pair of shoes! I am looking forward to my 50 km this week. The temperatures in Toronto are out of this world!I saw a Greyhound bus heading to Whitehorse (Yukon) … Continue reading Mileage

Running, running

From Rob Hyndman a running article in the NYT and some interesting nuggets: The optimum temperature for a fast marathon is about 54 degrees. Running times slow by one minute or more with every seven degrees above that, because it becomes more difficult for the body to cool itself. When it is humid, sweat does … Continue reading Running, running

New camera

…and you thought I talked too much about running, now you wait and see because I have a new camera and it is a little slim baby of a camera. So now like new parents showing off their baby (yuk!), you will get pictures galore of running shoes, vistas, sweat and much much more because … Continue reading New camera

Triple Tahoe

The Triple Tahoe Team: From left to right, Paul, Leila, Mr. T This is it. We are all registered for the Triple Tahoe (madness). I am not sure how I plan to finish 3 marathons in 3 days on an injured knee but hey trying is half the battle already. I need to remember what … Continue reading Triple Tahoe

Back running

My good friend Warren sent me this today: There is a tide in the affairs of men,           Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;           Omitted, all the voyage of their life           Is bound in shallows and in miseries.         … Continue reading Back running